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molecular genetics researcher

Rafael Oliva, Spanish molecular genetics researcher. Achievements include research on changes in histone acetylation in spermiogenesis, effects of histone acetylation on nucleosome structure, protanine gene sequence and evolution, Alzheimer's genetic defects., proteomics of human spermatozoa. Member American Society Cell Biology, Human Genome Organization, European Society Human Genetics.

Background

Oliva, Rafael was born on August 23, 1958 in Tarragona, Spain. Son of Francisco and Teresa Oliva.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Barcelona, Spain, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Barcelona, Spain, 1986.

Career

Collaborator University Barcelona, 1982-1985, instructor, 1984-1986, member faculty, since 1991. Postdoctoral fellow University Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1986-1989. Staff scientist Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, California, 1989-1990.

Member advisory board Alzheimer's Families Association, Cataluña, Spain, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on changes in histone acetylation in spermiogenesis, effects of histone acetylation on nucleosome structure, protanine gene sequence and evolution, Alzheimer's genetic defects., proteomics of human spermatozoa.

Membership

Member American Society Cell Biology, Human Genome Organization, European Society Human Genetics.

Connections

Married Isabel Vidal, July 19, 1986. Children: Robert, Victor, Laura.

father:
Francisco Oliva

mother:
Teresa Oliva

spouse:
Isabel Vidal

child:
Robert Oliva

child:
Victor Oliva

child:
Laura Oliva